Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hindhead Hill in the Distance

1807

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06607
Turner Bequest C 70 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. For Hindhead, see especially folio 21 of this sketchbook (D06539; Turner bequest C 20). Turner’s description ‘Bright and sharp’ suggests an autumn or early winter morning and his annotations also include colour notes.

David Blayney Brown
May 2006

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